March 13, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO The nearly 60,000 jobs generated by North Dakota’s petroleum industry accounted for 9 percent of the state’s workforce in 2011, according to a study released Wednesday. Continue Reading
March 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
GRAND FORKS The economic impact of Grand Forks Air Force Base increased in fiscal year 2012, thanks to its Global Hawk drones, base officials said.
The base released its annual economic impact report this week, which showed a total impact of $203.1 million, up $13.8 million, or 7 percent, from the previous fiscal year. Continue Reading
July 13, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK How much money North Dakota’s oil- and gas-producing counties should get to help pay for all the needs that have come with rapid growth promises to be one of the biggest issues of the 2013 legislative session. Continue Reading
May 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
It didn’t take long for 45-year-old Jane Peterson to put her self-defense training into practice. While she didn’t need to use the physical skills she learned a few months before in the self-defense class taught at UND, Peterson said the heightened awareness the class taught saved her. It’s called IMPACT, a 12-hour course that teaches women how to fight off assailants. Continue Reading
February 21, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARK North Dakota will soon have a state energy impact coordinator to monitor local issues in the oil- and gas-producing counties and to report on the region’s progress, the governor announced today. Continue Reading
February 2, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
Hundreds of people concerned with the local impact of North Dakota’s oil boom gathered Thursday for a town hall in Belle Fourche, S.D. The meeting included a panel of experts to discuss how the town will prepare to absorb truck traffic and housing for new residents commuting to work on the oil fields. Continue Reading
June 12, 2011 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR A healthy family bicycle ride seemed to be a fitting way to raise money for kids affected by domestic violence.